University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Native NameMaiti
Object Number:65-10-10
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cashinahua
Provenience: Peru
Rio Curanja
Culture Area: Amazonia
Period: Early 20th Century
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Feather
Length: 18.5 cm
Outside Diameter:18 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965

Description

Like 65-10-8; cotton covers all but small area of frame and is white, grey, pink and orange; predominantly black trumpeter feathers with multicolored parrot feathers attached to them at ends. Used in fetility rites.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

What in the World (04 Feb 1981 - 23 Feb 1981) View Objects in Exhibition
Gift of Birds: The Featherwork of Native South American Peoples (16 Nov 1991 - 28 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition

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